The stakeholder dialogue, and the issue brief that informed it, were both funded by the Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion, the Public Health Agency of Canada, and the World Health Organization. This work was also carried out with the aid of a grant from the Canadian government's Global Health Research Initiative, a partnership between the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), Health Canada (HC), the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), and the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA).
A summary of what learned from a stakeholder dialogue that addressed problems related to engaging civil society in supporting research use in health systems, options for addressing these problems, key implementation considerations, and next steps for engaging civil society in supporting research use in health systems.
Lavis JN, Bopardikar A, McCutchen B. Dialogue Summary: Engaging Civil Society in Supporting Research Use in Health Systems. Hamilton, Canada: McMaster Health Forum, 23 November 2009.